Jenny Knight MA, Creating Effective Teams, Managing Sick Teams, Leadership and Management Trainer, Understanding team dynamics to improve and maintain a good team, and how to revive and regenerate a ‘sick’ team.

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Creating Effective Teams, Managing Sick Teams

Led by: Jenny Knight

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the differences between teams and groups, how to build and maintain an effective team, the symptoms of a ‘sick’ team, and power and politics in teams

Who should attend:

Leaders, managers and supervisors who are responsible for managing a team, and who would like to understand how people in teams are motivated, and how to maintain strong team relationships, create organisational change through their teams, and set clear and unambiguous performance targets for the team.


1 Day Course


Minimum 10, maximum 20 recommended.


This programme will provide participants with time to learn about what makes people tick in organisations, how teams are formed and how they become effective and the ways in which they can be ‘built’ and ‘maintained’ to ensure organisational success

Topics / Content:

the psychological contract at work

making meaning in the workplace

effective teams, sick teams

leading and managing teams for results

creating change through teams

personal action planning


By the end of the programme participants will

know the key characteristics of strong teams

will be able to recognise the signs of dysfunctional teams

will understand motivation theory, and how this should influence their management style and strategies

will understand why people are hard to change

will have developed personal action plans for use back in their workplace


£950 plus VAT per delegate

Trainer Background:

Jenny Knight

Jenny works with a variety of organisations in both the public and private sectors, nationally and internationally. For example, recent work includes designing a performance management programme for Nestle (Paris office) and providing ‘train the trainer’ programmes, delivering a change management programme for a cohort of colleges across the South East of England; working with a team of people responsible for a major community regeneration initiative (funded by Central Government), to introduce a training and development strategy and plan, and co-tutoring on a 5 day ‘Leadership and Empowerment’ programme (in Casablanca) for 32 managers from a multi-national water company.

She has recently been working with Lincoln University to formulate an accredited leadership development programme for further education colleges across the South East of England, and is now co-tutoring on this programme. Other work includes designing a competency framework for a voluntary organisation to support their performance management systems, coaching a top management team to plan and implement organisational change, facilitating action learning sets and providing one to one executive coaching.

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